Waist circumference and risk of lower urinary tract symptoms: a meta-analysis.

@article{He2014WaistCA,
  title={Waist circumference and risk of lower urinary tract symptoms: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Qiqi He and Hanzhang Wang and Zhongjin Yue and Li Yang and Junqiang Tian and Guiming Liu and Sanjay Gupta and Firouz Daneshgari and Zhiping Wang},
  journal={The aging male : the official journal of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male},
  year={2014},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={223-9}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Epidemiological studies have reported conflicting results concerning the role of central obesity in lower urinary tract symptoms. We performed a meta-analysis to determine whether larger waist circumference (WC) is a predicted signal for Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUT). Data resource: Eligible studies were retrieved by searching PubMed, Web of science, and the Cochrane Library database up to January 2014. STUDY ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA Prospective and retrospective… CONTINUE READING